Answering Your Family’s College Questions at Thanksgiving

Posted by IPFW Admissions Team on 11/23/17 9:00 AM

Thanksgiving is here, complete with food comas, football, and fielding questions from family about what you’re doing with your life.

Maybe it isn't a big deal in your family. Maybe you wanted to be a veterinarian or an engineer or a school teacher since kindergarten, so your college plans come as no surprise to even the most distant relatives around the dinner table.

For others, you may find yourself explaining your choice to go to school out of state, study art history, or don the colors of a sports rival. You may not even know what you want to study, yet.

Don’t panic. We’ve come up with a few suggestions for how to handle your family’s questions about your college this November.

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Topics: Choosing a College, Choosing a Major, For High School Seniors

Should You Major in Music in College? 3 Tips to Help You Decide

Posted by IPFW Admissions Team on 10/26/17 5:13 PM

You learned an instrument, joined the band (or maybe several bands), and generally fell in love with the musician’s life. Now, with college on the horizon, you started entertaining the thought of taking your love of music with you to school and making it your major.

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Topics: Choosing a Major, Majoring in: Music, For High School Juniors, For High School Seniors

Seven Apps to Help You Find and Apply to College

Posted by IPFW Admissions Team on 10/19/17 5:03 PM

Apps – they’re everywhere you and your phone are. They play games, post to social media, help you track your car insurance, follow the headlines, watch cat videos, and so much more.

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Topics: Choosing a College, Applying to College, Choosing a Major, Application Timeline, For High School Juniors, For High School Seniors

What is Engineering? And Should You Major in It?

Posted by IPFW Admissions Team on 10/14/17 4:45 PM

“For as long as I can remember, I have been fascinated by things large and small. I wanted to know what made my watch tick, my radio play, and my house stand. I wanted to know who invented the bottle cap and who designed the bridge. I guess from early on I wanted to be an engineer.” -- Henry Petroski, Ph.D., noted professor, author, and engineer

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Topics: Choosing a Major, Majoring In: Engineering, For High School Juniors, For High School Seniors

The 5 Most In-Demand College Majors for Jobs in Indiana

Posted by IPFW Admissions Team on 9/12/17 5:17 PM

Are you a Hoosier at heart? Do you have a hard time imagining life away from the Indy 500, endless acres of farmland, and sweet corn in the summer? Or did you cast your eye on Indiana for more practical reasons, like its low cost of living, steadily growing economy, or the fact that it’s close to just about everything?

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Topics: Choosing a Major, Fort Wayne, Undecided, For High School Seniors

5 Ways to Shine in Your Junior Year and Impress Colleges

Posted by IPFW Admissions Team on 8/31/17 5:13 PM

Ever since kindergarten, the last days of August filled you with a mixed sense of dread and excitement for the looming school year. But it never felt quite like this.

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Topics: Choosing a College, Applying to College, Choosing a Major, For High School Juniors, SAT/ACT Advice


 

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